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Chris Sabo

Assistant Director of Multimedia Marketing at Ohio University

Akron, OH, USA
(330) 807-5321
With an intense desire and passion, I pursue every opportunity that will help me to become a more well-rounded professional. With this persistence, my intentions are to secure a position within the sport or entertainment industry doing video related work. Please do not hesitate to contact me. I have additional samples of my work that I completed while interning at NFL Films. Thank You.
Work Experience
Oxford, MS, USA
Jun 2013Present
Producer/ Director
- Creates documentary projects and institutional productions.
- Responsible for meeting production deadline and for final product.
- Schedules the production in terms of pre-production, production and post-production.
- Assists with establishment and maintenance of an orderly equipment room.
- Establishes and maintains a systems for checking equipment out to students for approved projects.
- Supervises/directs production staff (Editors, Videographers, Student Interns, Writers, etc.).
- Takes an active role in video production training and academic curriculum by directly working with students in classroom settings
Mount Laurel, NJ, USA
May 2010Aug 2010
Producer Department Intern
-Used creative and technical editing skills to create sound on tape pieces NFL Network’s show Playbook.
-Researched content an exclusive NFL Films on-line database.
-Assisted and observed in the preparation, of a typical NFL Films on-location shoot.
-Aided segment producers by listening to their footage needs, researching it, and obtaining it for them.
Athens, OH, USA
Jul 20122013
Assistant Director of Multimedia Marketing
- Generated content for Ohio University's athletic websites including game recaps, player profiles, and highlight films.
- Constructed weekly highlight films to be shown to the football team before games.
- Filmed meetings, practices, and games for the Emmy nominated original documentary series "Relentless."
- Design, build, and upload player profile pieces to Ohio University's website.
Akron, OH, USA
Jul 2011May 2012
Assistant Director of Video Operations- Graduate Assistant
-Coordinated the taping of practices and games for film study.
-Imported, logged, and organized practice and game footage to an in-house network.
-Fabricated highlight-based videos and created weekly DVD cutups for players and coaches.
-Shot each game from the sideline for highlight purposes.
OH, USA
Aug 2012
Storied Rivals Sport Media L.L.C.
Camera Operator, Videographer
- Drives on-location to shoot sporting event
- Captures footage that can be used to tell a story about the game and its surrounding environment.
Akron, OH, USA
Mar 2012
Editor, Camera Operator
- Partnered with the CEO and media team to discover, define, and execute the vision of the final product.
- Received footage to edit into commercial based products.
- Built graphics that helped to enhance the product and make them esthetically pleasing.
Brook Park, OH, USA
Jan 2012
Co-Producer, Camera Operator, Editor
- Met with the marketing director to discuss the needs and wants of the organization.
- Filmed in the boxers at weigh-ins, in their locker rooms, and at ringside to capture footage to be used in promotional videos.
- Created motion graphics, led the musical production process, and edited sequences for production.
Akron, OH, USA
Nov 2007
Friday's Finest Highlight Company (Personal Endeavor)
Creator, Producer, Editor, Camera Operator
-Uploaded, logged, and selected season footage for the construction of highlight films for potential college student-athletes and local high school clients.
-Created professional video products that were used for college recruiting purposes, or as a family keepsake and remembrance.
Hiram, OH, USA
20072011
Content Producer for the Department of Admissions and College Relations
-Constructed multiple promotional videos on student-life aimed at potential Hiram students.
-Sent videos to potential incoming first-year students and uploaded them onto YouTube for promotional purposes.
Hiram, OH, USA
Oct 2007May 2011
Content Producer for the Athletic Department (Football and Basketball)
-Developed concepts for promotional highlight films telling the story of the team’s season.
-Introduced and presented my films to potential athletes during off-season recruit visits.
Hudson, OH, USA
May 2009Aug 2009
Camera Operator
-Filmed the secondary camera while receiving instruction from the producer via headset.
-Helped with the set-up and breakdown of the shooting location.
-Duties included running audio wire, setting up cameras and tripods, and hanging backdrops and lights.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA
Sep 2004Jul 2011
Aquatic Manager, Life Guard, and Water Safety Instructor
-Directed and oversaw the daily operation of a staff of seven lifeguards.
-Functioned as the first link in the Emergency Action Plan and first responder in aquatic emergencies.
-Taught public and private swim lessons to children from ages two to 50.
-Checked for proper levels of pool chemicals to ensure patron safety.
-Handled patron relations related to the aquatic facility and its employees.
Hiram, OH, USA
Feb 2007May 2011
Softball Field Crew Chief
-Managed a crew of six work-study employees.
-Coordinated, scheduled, and approved work time with head coach and athletic director.
-Prepared the stadium and playing surface for intercollegiate competition.
Education
Hiram, OH, USA
Aug 2007May 2011
Bachelor of Arts
-Cumulative GPA: 3.73 / 4.00 Magna Cum Laude
-Dean’s List 2007-2011
-Communication Department Honors
-Recipient of the 2011 National Collegiate Athletics Association Jim McKay Scholarship
-Participated in the 2011 NCAA Sports and Entertainment Summit
-Lambda Pi Eta member (The Official Honor Society of the National Communication Association)
Akron, OH, USA
Aug 2011
Master of Science
-Cumulative GPA: 4.00 / 4.00
-Member of the Sport Science Academy
-Steering Committee Planning Member for “UA 5K” Homecoming Road Race
Skills
 
Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft Office, DV Sport
Awards